Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive236% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190117
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 26 '19 at 00:34
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User HND-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8400-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
79.6% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 229
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 666
72% 558 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Dell(1028 3600) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 456
Parallax 533
129% 493 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 504
Splatting 266
131% 340 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 130%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$113
514GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1126 1388 1421 901 532 532 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 1,500
Write 1,480
Mixed 1,053
SusWrite 983
282% 1,254 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 73.5
257% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 687
DQ Write 948
DQ Mixed 271
357% 635 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 236%
Great: 281%
VendorCo ProductCode 8GB
7GB free, PID 5678
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.7 3.5 2.6 6.7 6.7 3.9 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 16
Write 3.5
SusWrite 4
8% 7.83 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
10% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 2% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D30BESB.16FD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.8
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 9,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $955
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HDDRAMUSB
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